On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

David Orange, Ellie Rowley and Euan Begbie

Recruitment firm Talk Staff has hired two experienced professionals.

Joining from local competitor Macildowie and international giant Hays, Ellie Rowley and Euan Begbie will be heading up the recruitment of office support and senior finance vacancies respectively across the Midlands.

Talk Staff’s sales and marketing director, David Orange, said: “With an already strong foothold in the East Midlands, I am delighted to be welcoming both Euan and Ellie to the team. In times of uncertainty, it’s important to provide clients with experienced professionals who can further develop the trust-based relationships, guidance and support that we have become known for and I’m confident both Euan and Ellie with their 23 years’ combined experience will do exactly that.”

Adrian Twelvetrees

First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans has appointed a new general manager

The internal promotion of Adrian Twelvetrees to the post of general manager is the latest change to staffing as the company expands and restructures.

Hassan Ahmed, First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans executive chairman, said: “We’ve received a significant number of enquiries and business loan applications following the lockdown announcement. This has seen us lend £4.5m to over 180 entrepreneurs and SMEs across the East and South East Midlands since April.

“Adrian’s appointment as general manager is the latest measure we’ve taken to provide new leadership to ensure we can best support businesses during these challenging times. Myself and the rest of the board look forward to supporting him in his new role as we deliver much-needed finance to the local business communities we serve.”

Twelvetrees added: “I’ve enjoyed my role as senior investment manager at First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans for the last two years but I am delighted to have been appointed to the position of general manager to help steer the business as it continues to support British businesses in these challenging times. Every business has been impacted in some way by the pandemic and I’m looking forward to increasing our support and access to finance to help as many businesses as possible.”